Topic: Russ Smith
Louisville and Michigan are two college teams that like to run the basketball floor. They will do just that in the NCAA men's national championship game in Atlanta. But the team that plays better defense will take the title.
The first game of Saturday night's NCAA Final Four playoffs will be No. 1 seed Louisville vs. No. 9 seed Wichita state. Why Louisville is the sentimental favorite even against the Cinderella team.
Five-overtime victory goes to Notre Dame over Louisville. The 25th ranked Irish beat the 11th ranked Cardinals in a five-overtime marathon, 104-101.